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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cannon Beach, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Cannon Beach...

Cannon Beach is a beach in the United States. The water temperature around Cannon Beach changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.7°F) in February up to 14.8°C (58.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (53°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Cannon Beach is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Cannon Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Cannon Beach is ca:
10°C (50°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Cannon Beach. The nearest one is Needles, which is just 0.7km (0.8miles) away from Cannon Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Needles and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Cannon Beach are Cannon beach, which is ca 1.4km (0.8miles) away, and Indian Head, located approximately 3.9km (2.4miles) from Cannon Beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are other gorgeous beaches near to Cannon Beach. The closest one is Arcadia Beach, which is 3.6km (2.3miles) away from Cannon Beach. Another nice beach near Cannon Beach is Short Sand Beach, which is ca 8.9km (5.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Cannon Beach?

The sea temperature at Cannon Beach is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (59°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Cannon Beach. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (47°F). In this season, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Cannon Beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Cannon Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cannon Beach...

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